Joanne Paul

Henry VIII’s granddaughter survived numerous scandals, family tragedy and seven monarchs. 

Eve (detail), panel painting in oil by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1528.

The central paradox to the story of Adam and Even is that, the more reality they take on, the more they are shown to be fiction.

Scholar or zealot, every generation gets the Thomas More it needs.

Thomas More, painted by Hans Holbein the Younger

The 500th anniversary of the publication of Utopia is a chance to appreciate Thomas More in all his complexity.